Our SABR Gardner-Waterman Vermont Chapter fall research meeting will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Saturday, October 19, 2019, at the Burlington Elks Lodge, 925 North Avenue in Burlington, Vermont. All baseball fans are welcome to attend.
It is in the same room where we met in April, the Moisan-Victor Room. There will be beverages of all kinds available for purchase at the bar and water available.
Our exciting lineup includes:
- a Q&A with former Texas Rangers & Minnesota Twins pitcher (and native Burlingtonian) Len Whitehouse
- Karl Lindholm presenting on the Negro Leagues and black baseball during segregation
- John Bennett presenting on his trip to the Red Sox-Yankees London series this summer
- a Trivia Contest
- a mock 2020 Baseball Hall of Fame vote. Here's a list of the likely candidates on the ballot: (https://www.baseball-reference.com/awards/hof_2020.shtml) New players on this year's ballot include Josh Beckett, Brian Roberts, Alfonso Soriano, and Paul Konerko.
Hope to see you all there!
— Clayton J. Trutor